China deploys over 20,000 test kits to Sri Lanka

Friday, 10 April 2020

China has deployed over 20,000 test kits to Sri Lanka to help fight the coronavirus.

The Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka tweeted saying 20,064 test kits donated by Jack Ma, a Chinese business magnate, is scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka tonight (Friday).

The embassy said that the consignment is worth USD 130, 000. The 20,064 will arrive from Shanghai and will be donated to the Health Ministry in Sri Lanka.

The test kits are produced by DAAN Gene Co., a listed company with a market value over $1.2 Billion.